Download e-book for iPad: Late Essays: 2006 - 2017 by J.M. Coetzee

By J.M. Coetzee

ISBN-10: 1784705659

ISBN-13: 9781784705657

ISBN-10: 1911215434

ISBN-13: 9781911215431

Stranger Shores, a set of J.M. Coetzee’s essays from 1986 to 1999 used to be via Inner Workings, which contained these from 2000 to 2005. Late Essays gathers jointly Coetzee’s literary essays seeing that 2006.

The topics lined variety from Daniel Defoe within the early eighteenth century to Coetzee’s modern Philip Roth. Coetzee has had a long-standing curiosity in German literature and right here he engages with the paintings of Goethe, Hölderlin, Kleist and Walser. There are 4 attention-grabbing essays on fellow Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett and he appears on the paintings of 3 Australian writers: Patrick White, Les Murray and Gerald Murnane. There are essays too on Tolstoy’s nice novella The dying of Ivan Ilyich, on Flaubert’s masterpiece Madame Bovary, and at the Argentine modernist Antonio Di Benedetto.

J.M. Coetzee, an excellent novelist himself, is a smart and insightful advisor to those works of overseas literature that span 3 centuries.

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